Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
God is not a diversion.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.